In the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, members of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) walked out of the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday after an uproar in the Bihar Legislative Assembly and not being allowed to take up the case of misconduct during the expulsion of the opposition MLAs from the House.
The house was adjourned for an hour in the morning after paying homage to AIADMK member A Mohammad Jan. When the meeting resumed at around 11 am, the Chairman called Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to present the Finance Bill. Meanwhile, RJD’s Manoj Jha wanted to raise the issue of uproar in the Bihar Legislative Assembly but was not allowed by Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu citing it as a state subject.
Meanwhile, Jha referred to the incident and said, “Heinous crime has happened in Bihar yesterday. Democracy is wired in a House. The women MLAs were abused, which is not fair from anywhere. ”To this, the Chairman said that he has seen the notice given by Jha on this subject but since it is a state subject, it cannot be raised here. Can. He said that the subject should be raised in the state.
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Leader of the Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge said that if injustice has happened in any state then it can be discussed. He urged the Chairman to allow the RJD member to take up the subject.
However, Chairman Naidu does not appear to agree with this. He said, “Yesterday some members wanted to raise the subject of Maharashtra but I did not give permission. Today you want to raise the topic of Bihar and tomorrow someone else will raise the subject. After meeting all the parties, decide that the matter of states will be taken up in the Rajya Sabha. It cannot be that if there is an issue of your interest then you raise it and if not, then protest. ”Finally, he did not allow Sitharaman to present the Finance Bill, not allowing the subject to be raised.
An unforeseen situation arose in the House on Tuesday after the Bihar Legislative Assembly introduced a bill for allegedly providing power to arrest without warrant. Police were called to the house to remove the opposition MLAs who surrounded the chamber of the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.